Pacific Palms

Highlights

Relax in natural beauty

From beautiful beaches to beautiful national parks teeming with wildlife, Pacific Palms is a charming coastal town bordering the ocean and Wallis and Smiths lakes. Fishing, boating, surfing and bushwalking are popular, and you can spot dolphins at Boomerang Beach.

  • Booti Hill Lakeside walking track, North Coast
  • Komunity Project Great Lakes Pro, Pacific Palms

About Pacific Palms

Explore the natural beauty of Pacific Palms, a few hours’ drive north of Sydney, at gorgeous beaches and lakes perfect for a range of water activities. Relax on white sandy beaches such as Elizabeth, Blueys and Boomerang, where the Komunity Project Great Lakes Pro surfing event is held.

You’ll find secluded spaces and waters great for kayaking, stand-up paddleboarding and fishing in Wallis and Smiths lakes. Near the southern section of Booti Booti National Park is the Green Cathedral, a splendid outdoor church under a canopy of palms. The Booti Hill Lakeside walking track is a great way to experience the ocean and the lake.

Elizabeth Beach picnic area, Booti Booti National Park - Photo National Parks and John Spencer

Accommodation options in Pacific Palms range from beachside resorts, retreats and houses to lakeside cottages and camping grounds in national parks. A short drive south is Seal Rocks, a small fishing village, where you’ll find breathtaking views from Sugarloaf Point Lighthouse.

In Wallingat National Park, take the trail to Whoota Whoota lookout for spectacular views of the Great Lakes region. Other delightful walks include Sugar Creek trail and Cabbage Palm loop walking track. Mountain biking is popular too, with the Southern Boundary trail and Tip to Tip trail.

  • Wallingnat National Park, Pacific Palms

    Plants and Wildlife

    Explore the range of native vegetation and animals in Pacific Palms. Walk through the national parks to spot sea eagles, ospreys, honeyeaters, possums and squirrel gliders. Booti Booti National Park is also home to ten species of eucalypt and large groups of koalas.

  • Ruins campground, Pacific Palms

    Caravan Parks

    Stay at one of the caravan parks situated on the coast of Pacific Palms to experience nature without interruption. Choose a bushland or ocean setting and be close to a range of land and water activities, such as hiking, kayaking and swimming.

  • Booti Hill walking track, Pacific Palms

    Walking Tracks

    Choose from a range of beginner to expert walking tracks to explore the natural beauty of Pacific Palms. These include the Southern Boundary trail, Double Wharf trail, Tip to Tail trail, Booti Hill/Lakeside walking track and the Cabbage Palm loop walking track.

  1. Boomerang Beach

    Renowned for its excellent surfing waves, Boomerang beach is a popular family beach for those holidaying in the Pacific Palms area. Ringed in the north by Booti Booti National Park the headland and...

  2. Cabbage Palm Loop Walking Track

    Cabbage Palm loop walking track begins at Sugar Creek picnic area in Wallingat National Park and follows the first section of Coachwood walk. Along the way, you’ll meander over the alluvial flats of Hotel Creek, which...

  3. Coachwood Loop Walking Track

    This short loop walk in Wallingat National Park begins at Sugar Creek picnic area and wanders gently through striking cabbage palms and tall eucalypt forests. A little further on, the coachwoods appear – their smooth...

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